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February 12, 2013

Job: Visiting Faculty Position in Ukrainian Studies, Columbia U

Deadline: March 1, 2013

Columbia University invites applications for a visiting appointment in Ukrainian studies to be filled at the rank of assistant, associate, or full visiting professor for one semester (Fall or Spring) in the academic year 2013-2014. Rank commensurate with experience. Candidates must at minimum have a Master's degree; Ph.D. or equivalent is preferred. History is the preferred area of research and teaching specialization, but literary/philological studies and other areas will also be considered. The visiting faculty member will be appointed in one of the Humanities or Social Science Departments in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and will teach two courses: a course of broad interest for upper-level undergraduates and a second course for graduate students. The visitor is expected to give one public lecture and to participate in the academic life of the University, including as an affiliate of the Harriman Institute.

Minimum qualifications: Master's Degree. Candidates for visiting professor should be widely recognized for their distinction and professional accomplishment. Candidates for visiting associate professor should possess a demonstrated record of professional achievement and show great promise for attaining distinction in their fields of specialization. Candidates for visiting assistant professor should be beginning a career of independent professional accomplishment, having completed successfully their graduate training.

Preferred qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent preferred for all ranks.

Additional Information: http://www.harrimaninstitute.org/

Special Instructions to Applicants: All applications must be made through Columbia University's online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS). Using RAPS, applicants can upload the following required materials: a letter of application; curriculum vitae; the names of three persons who may be asked to provide a letter of reference; past teaching evaluations, if available; and a modest sample (article or book chapter) of scholarship. The letter of application should include a statement of which semester the applicant prefers, a short list of possible courses which the applicant might teach, and a description of the applicant's current research interests. RAPS will accommodate uploads of maximum two (2) megabytes in size).

Required Applicant Documents for Upload: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, List of References, Writing Sample/Publication 1
Optional Applicant Documents for Upload: Teaching evaluations
To apply, go to: academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=57284

For inquiries about the position please contact Prof. Kimberly Marten at km2225@columbia.edu.
For questions about the RAPS application process, please contact David Eisenberg at de2205@columbia.edu.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Posted by sarayu at February 12, 2013 12:27 PM